Writing Tasmanian Lives Symposium

Launch and Winter Symposium – “Writing Tasmanian Lives”22–24 June 2022  CALL FOR PAPERS  About us  Writing Lives is a new research program based in the School of Humanities at the University of Tasmania, harnessing existing expertise and building capacity in critical studies of life writing, biography, oral history, microhistory, history of ideas, memoir, and personalContinue reading “Writing Tasmanian Lives Symposium”

Statement Regarding the Veto of Literary Studies ARC Grants

The recent decision by the acting Federal Minister for Education, Stuart Robert, to exercise his veto against four literary studies grants recommended to him by the Australian Research Council constitutes an attack on literary studies and literary culture in Australia. The only public justification that Robert provided for the apparently arbitrary process that led toContinue reading “Statement Regarding the Veto of Literary Studies ARC Grants”

2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship

The winner of the 2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship is Paul Giles, for The Planetary Clock: Antipodean Time and Spherical Postmodern Fictions (Oxford University Press). The judges commented: Among an impressively strong and diverse field of nominated books, The Planetary Clock is preeminent by virtue of its authoritative engagement with theory and its outstandinglyContinue reading “2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship”

Shortlist announced for 2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship

The judging panel for the AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship is delighted to announce the shortlist for 2021. There was a far greater number of nominated books than had been anticipated, and the panel was impressed by the considerable range and quality of the submissions. It has been a privilege to read all of theseContinue reading “Shortlist announced for 2021 AUHE Prize for Literary Scholarship”